Apollo 8 and Earthrise United States postage stamp

This United States postage stamp (Scott #1371) was issued on 5 May, 1969, just months before the Apollo 11 mission and the first moonwalk. Apollo 8 was, instead, the first manned mission to orbit the Moon and the first manned voyage to return to planet Earth from another celestial body i.e. Earth’s Moon. The design […]

Pluto, Donald Duck and Goofy on the moon!

The recent space shuttle mission reminded me of this set of stamps, although I waited till the crew got home safely before posting this! Issued by Saint Lucia in 1979 – The International Year of the Child – the set of seven stamps was issued on the 10th Anniversary of the Moonwalk and features several […]